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We want to have heroes, and we want to remember the good times, but the times our Bible discusses were not idyllic, not even really good.
It's a hard lesson to learn. But better late than never. Over the past year, however, we have learned at what cost those
On homophobia, the CBF reflects the Southern Baptist Convention far more than it reflects Jesus.
I can't believe I'm saying this, but I'm done with Richard Dawkins. As a teenager, the brilliant scientist was among the first to break through my bubble of petty fundamentalism and push me to think critically about the superstitions that envelope our cultures. I miss that guy and have no idea where he went.
As many as 800 employees from the overseas missions agency will soon be unemployed.
I was put on this Earth to live the often fabulous -- though frequently maligned -- life of a homosexual. Sling your accusatory rhetoric at me all you want. But to use Bible verses to taint someone's existence, his very life, as a sin because he is attracted to someone of the same-sex is deplorable.
For a decade or more, I knew what it felt like to be the "other," to be on the outside of the circle of acceptance.
Perhaps you remain unconvinced that White Hegemony exists at all. If that's you, or someone you know, please consider the following.
"My daddy got tired of hearing me bawl and told me to beat her good first chance I got."
Grace Baptist Church in upstate New York, following the lead of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, is giving away an AR-15 assault rifle -- you know, the kind that killed kids at Sandy Hook Elementary.
Our faith is done a disservice by ministers who seek to have the most, rather than seek out those with the least. Kent's act does what ministry should: challenge, inform and enliven our faith lives.
Run by a Nairobi Baptist church, the name means "spring of life." It caters to the community's many needs, including one that some might find surprising in a faith-run facility: family planning.
The real question isn't why Baptists are behaving like Baptists but rather why Hollywood studios aren't behaving like capitalists, selling more by either getting rid of the bad words or making alternative versions available to consumers like those represented by Lifeway.
Locking human beings in oppressive heat, whose only crime was seeking a better life for their children, is as far from standing with 'the least of these' than I can imagine
You remember the van. The church van. The glorious church van where you were yelled at for leading the group in a sing-a-long, "Tonight is the Night When Two Become One..."
Although taken far too soon and too unexpectedly, we can learn these things from Whitney Houston's home going services.
Jeffress, who has not responded to requests for comment by The Huffington Post, has said evangelicals should vote for Perry